The truth about healthy relationships between couples.
An intimate relationship has been a part of human life. It colors one’s existence, gives happiness and well-being. But in recent years, divorce accidents seem to be increasing. People have enough reason to ask why most marriages ended at break ups.
The fast moving civilization seems to have a significant impact on intimate relationships. As a result, some people have decided not to enter into the realm of relationship because it is difficult and sometimes traumatic.
However, for some couples who have achieved a healthy relationship suggest that successful relationship is not hard to attain. Some share their experiences.
Steps towards healthy relationships
1. Open communication
Open communication is essential in healthy relationships. Successful couples regualarly check each other. No excuses. Even in busy days.
Open communication allows couples to settle conflict emmediately if there’s any. Constant communication eliminates gaps betweeen the two parties. It also allows couples to share their future plans.
Above all, open commucation builds confidence and trust between the two parties. Through open communication, no problem that could not be solved.
2. Keep your relationship interesting
Having busy work schedules and other activities, it seems difficult to keep healthy relationships. However, it should not be the reason that you fail to satisfy the needs between you and your partner.
Given the hectic daily activities, you need to find sometime to be together. Remember that healthy relationships involve not only work, but also physical and emotional satisfaction.
Most of the divorce incidents happen when basic needs of either partner are not satisfied. It is very important that you both work on it.
3. Know when to seek help
An intimate relationship is not a straigth journey. There are times when you experience bumpy rides. There maybe conflicts and misunderstandings. Although you need to work on it to bring everything into its earlier state, it’s always a good idea to ask some help from other people.
Don’t be afraid to ask experts what to do to make your relationship okay. Don’t try to carry everything on your shoulder. Sometimes we feel like its too much to handle. Why? Because we are ashamed to seek help from others.
In difficult times, it is important to realize that there are people out there who are ready to guide you and help you. Don’t wait until your relationship becomes totally shattered. Find a way.
I’m a licensed psychometrician, author, and blogger. I’m currently working as a University instructor teaching psychology. I love writing and doing psychological research.